Category: Universities in Germany

University Hospitals of the Ruhr-University of Bochum

The University hospitals of the Ruhr University of Bochum , German University Hospital of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum , abbreviated UK RUB is a syndicate of six university hospitals and associated facilities of the Ruhr University of Bochum . Founded in 2008 by the merger of formally independent hospitals the UK RUB is now a major provider of health in the Ruhr Metropolitan Region Treating over 400 000. patients per year…

University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine

The University of Freiburg Faculty of Medicine (German Medizinische Fakultät der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg) is the medical school and dental school of the University of Freiburg and forms university’s biomedical research unit together the University Medical Center Freiburg. The faculty was founded in 1457 as one of Germany’s oldest and is regarded among its most distinguished. [1][2] Institutes and buildings are located at the Medical Center campus in Freiburg’s Stühlinger district…

University of Würzburg

The Julius Maximilian University of Würzburg[1] (also referred to as the University of Würzburg, in German Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg) is a public research university in Würzburg, Germany.[1] The University of Wurzburg is one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in Germany, having been founded in 1402. The University initially had a brief run and was closed in 1415. It was reopened in 1582 on the initiative of Julius Echter von…

University of Wuppertal

The University of Wuppertal (Universität Wuppertal) is a German scientific institution, located in Wuppertal, North Rhine-Westphalia. The university, the full German name of which is Bergische Universität Wuppertal (BUW), was formed in 1972 and is located in the city of Wuppertal, within the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. In 2014/15 it had almost 20,000 students in a wide range of subjects with many interdisciplinary linkages in 7 faculties: Division A:…

Witten/Herdecke University

Witten/Herdecke University (UW/H) is a private, state-recognized non-profit university in Witten, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. It was the first German private institution of higher education to receive accreditation as a “Universität”, a status recognizing the university’s academic quality equivalent to state-run universities and granting the right to award next to bachelor’s and master’s degrees doctorates and the German Habilitation. Its foundation and history has been marked by often controversial debates and…

Bauhaus University, Weimar

The Bauhaus Universität is a university located in Weimar, Germany and specializes in the artistic and technical fields. Established in 1860 as the Great Ducal Saxon Art School, it gained collegiate status on 3 June 1910. In 1919 the school was renamed Bauhaus by its new director Walter Gropius and it received its present name in 1996. Approximately 4,000 students are enrolled at the university today.[1] In 2010 the Bauhaus-Universität…

University of Ulm

Ulm University (German: Universität Ulm) is a public university in the city of Ulm, in the South German state of Baden-Württemberg. The university was founded in 1967 and focuses on natural sciences, medicine, engineering sciences, mathematics, economics and computer science. With 9,188 students (summer semester 2013),[1] it is one of the youngest public universities in Germany. Times Higher Education (THE) ranks it at position 16 among the world’s top 100…

University of Trier

The University of Trier (German: Universität Trier), in the German city of Trier, was founded in 1473. Closed in 1798 by order of the then French administration in Trier, the university was re-established in 1970 after a hiatus of some 172 years. The new university campus is located on top of the Tarforst heights, an urban district on the outskirts of the city. The university has six faculties with around…

German University of Administrative Sciences, Speyer

The German University of Administrative Sciences Speyer (Speyer University; German: Deutsche Universität für Verwaltungswissenschaften Speyer, DHV; formerly known as German School of Administrative Sciences), is a national graduate school for administrative sciences and public management located in Speyer, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.[1] Founded in 1947 by the French occupational authorities as a grande école, today it is operated under the joint responsibility of both the Federal Republic (Bund) and all 16 German…

University of Siegen

The University of Siegen (German: Universität Siegen) is a public research university located in Siegen, North Rhine-Westphalia. The University was founded in 1972. 19,414 students were enrolled at the university as of the year 2015. The University is part of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, a society of Germany’s leading research universities.[2] History Siegen’s heritage as a centre for education and research dates back to the 16th century. In 1536, William I,…